Kuala Lumpur is a coffee lover’s heaven and while most cafes are designed for adults in mind, there are many that consider the needs of parents who want to grab a cup of Joe with their kids in tow. If you are looking for one of those places, here are 9 child-friendly cafes in KL that offer kid play areas and indoor playgrounds for families in the area.
This European-style gourmet café and eatery in Mont Kiara is a convenient choice if you’re craving for some parma ham, bresaola, chorizo, bacon or breakfast fare such as waffles, coffee and juices. The kids’ play area is always a welcome attraction with a number of toys to keep tiny hands busy.
Connected Café & Eatery, No. 6 Jalan Solaris 4, Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 6211 8829, Website. Opens 8:30am-8pm daily.
Designed as part of the HappiKiddo store, this creative cafe caters to its little customers as well as their big ones. While mommy or daddy enjoys a cup of coffee, their babies and toddlers can enjoy a freshly made puree or explore the semi-enclosed play area. Afterwards, you can stroll through the shop and pick up any baby essentials you may be looking for.
Big Daddy Little Chef @ Happikiddo, Quill City Mall, Lot 2.2802.31, 2nd Floor, No. 1018 Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 2602 1596, Website. Opens 10am-10pm daily.
Formerly located at The School in Jaya One, the café has now relocated to the recently refurbished IPC Shopping Center in Mutiara Damansara. The space is larger to accommodate a bigger crowd and bigger play area for kids. The café has a gorgeous play area where a minimum spend of RM10 is required for entry in return for a cup of juice. If you spend a minimum of RM20, enjoy free entry for one child, while a RM30 spend will entitle you to two free entries. The cafe is strategically located opposite an indoor playground with a slide and swings on turf grass - your kids won't want to leave. The in-house arts and crafts area is also another attraction so your little ones can keep busy while you enjoy your cuppa.
Bucket B Café, L2.11-L2.13, Level 2, IPC Shopping Centre, No 2, Jalan PJU 7/1, Mutiara Damansara, Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +6012 638 1810, Website. Opens 10am-10pm daily.
A family-friendly neighborhood café that serves wholesome home-cooked style food, For Goodness Cakes offers satisfying comfort food, home baked cakes and breads and a peaceful haven to get away from all that noise. This may not be your hipster-looking destination, but there’s scrumptious food, coffee and juices, and a kids play area which all earn brownie points in our books!
For Goodness Cakes, 36 (Ground Floor), Jalan 27/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 6211 6782, Website. Opens Weekdays 9am-6pm, Weekends 10am-4pm; Closed on Thursdays & Public Holidays.
This bright, spacious coffee place is located where the Mazda showroom is on Jalan Sungai Besi is an ideal place to stop for a quick bite or for a cup of coffee. The play area here is catered for little crawlers while moms will appreciate the baby changing room. Parking is a breeze, and there's also a section to cater for private parties. Sample the Japanese-inspired café food here available for breakfast and lunch, and chill out with some cocktails when the sun sets.
Kohi Yatta, Lot 4, Jalan Sungai Besi, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6012 250 7281, Website. Opens 8am-6.30pm daily.
Despite our humid tropical weather, al fresco dining is always fun whenever you feel like some fresh air. Fortunately, That Latte Place, formerly at Sunway Pyramid and now relocated to a bungalow on Jalan Ampang (behind the famous Hock Choon supermarket) offers just that with its cozy balcony overlooking the garden. This pet-friendly cafe serves breakfast, cakes, coffee, snacks and more, and there’s a play area for your small people.
That Latte Place, 1st Floor, 241-B, Lorong Nibong, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6016 850 3546, Website. Opens Tuesdays to Fridays 8am to 4pm, Saturdays & Sundays 9am to 6pm, Closed on Mondays.
At Tedboy Bakery at The School, you can expect fresh bread and pastries made from scratch and baked daily. There’s also plenty of nibbles on the menu, coffee and tea. The bonus is the lovely kid's playroom, a standalone room across the cafe that is see-through thanks to the glass walls so you can keep an eye on your kiddos as you savor that cup of coffee.
Tedboy Bakery, 100-G.037, Level G, The School, Jaya One, No. 72A, Jalan Universiti, Seksyen 13, 46200 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia, +603 7931 7388, Website. Opens Weekdays 8am-4pm, Weekends 9am-6pm, Closed on Mondays.
The Workshop in Sri Petaling offers a light selection of meals, coffee and tea, perfect to just sit back and space out while the kids have a ball at the play corner which houses a ball pit, a trampoline, and slides, guaranteed to keep them occupied the whole afternoon. The spacious space is also popular for birthday parties and workshops. Admission is RM12 per child - remember to bring socks! Or order one main dish for one child to enter for free.
The Workshop, No.2 3rd Floor, Jalan Radin Bagus 7, Bandar Baru Sri Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +6010 221 1032, Website, Opens 11am-10pm Mondays to Fridays, Closed on Tuesdays.
A café with an indoor playground specifically built for kids below 5 years old, the café also offers a baby room for nursing moms, and baby walkers, play mobile and toys for little crawlers. There are coffee and juices along with a small selection of healthy food including sandwiches, pasta, soups, snacks, and purees for the little ones. Admission into the play area is RM25 per child and RM20 for any siblings (strictly for 5 years and under).
Playground The Café, Lot G-6 Arcoris Mont Kiara, No 10, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +603 6411 2098, Website. Opens 10am-7pm daily.
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